Senior Project Manager – IPO Transformation (DM)

Closing date for applications: 09/03/2020
Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
You will be an experienced Senior Project Professional with proven experience, capable of adapting and working alongside IPO staff whilst managing multi-disciplined teams to effectively deliver large and complex digital technology projects in an environment of continual change as part of IPO's transformation team.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
6 months initially with opportunity to extend
Organisation the work is for
Intellectual Property Office
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The senior project manager will manage a project associated with IPO's Transformation programme. The candidate will work across the organisation, including key stakeholder management at all levels of IPO to effectively plan monitor and control their project to deliver the outcomes required to time cost and quality.
What the specialist will work on
Intellectual property office are transforming their business services, within the scope of Transformation programme, is to create services that are: -as common as they can be across all of our rights; -designed with customers and focused on their requirements, easy to use and resilient; -are supported by effective technical and business support. This is a great opportunity to work on a high-profile programme that will deliver transformed IP services. The successful candidate will work within the transformation programme team to deliver new ways of working and new services to IPO.
Address where the work will take place
Intellectual Property Office, Concept House, Cardiff Road, Newport, NP10 8QQ
Working arrangements
Full time on site
Security clearance
Full SC Clearance Required
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Has an inclusive approach to engaging with internal stakeholders that will support project success. Will work transparently, and collaboratively as one team with our organisation and other suppliers. Will share their approach, knowledge and experience with other team members and seek actionable feedback. Has experience of working with Government departments such as the IPO. Has evidence of how the supplier integrates with an existing team, takes ownership of problems and resolves issues. Can demonstrate how it will openly share work and outputs iteratively throughout the project for IPO consideration and challenge. Has a sound methodology and approach for working with and respecting a client's existing governance and decision making processes.
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 60% Cultural fit 20% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Experience of managing a multi disciplined programme delivery teams to deliver complex programmes/projects
  • Evidence of successfully escalating and managing risk to deliver successful outcomes
  • Experience in developing project status reports and providing management reports to Executive board level stakeholders
  • Experience and evidence of strong project planning monitoring and control
  • Experience of managing multi-functional delivery teams
  • Evidence of strong client up-skilling and knowledge transfer capability
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Work as a team with our organisation as well as suppliers
  • Drive outcomes making decision effectively while also considering the point of view of others
  • Delivering messages effectively while considering the individuals' involved

Closing date for applications: 09/03/2020

Senior Project Manager – IPO Transformation (DM)

Closing date for applications: 09/03/2020

Specialist role:

Delivery manager




Intellectual Property Office

Maximum day rate:


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